"I always call on Mark Twain. You know, he was a riverboat captain. He was talking about you've got to do things by the seat of your pants.Maybe ol' Sam would've made a formidable football coach himself. Who'd have guessed?
"He says every day a captain has to learn more than anybody should ever have to learn. Then the next day he's got to learn it again a different way. All right?
"That's what coaching is."
Wednesday, September 3, 2008
Joe Paterno Invokes Twain
A cool little tidbit today from the Associated Press. Legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno draws a parallel between his line of work and that of Mr. Clemens, and how that is a source of guidance for him: